With the caucus less than a month away, more presidential candidates are hitting the campaign trail in Iowa. Now a favorite to win the state, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas made a stop in Rock Rapids Wednesday.
A coalition established by Gov. Dennis Daugaard to wade into the web of federal policy revisions necessary to satisfy his conditions for expanding Medicaid in South Dakota is turning its focus back on Pierre.
The White House says the U.S. government’s early analysis of underground activity in North Korea “is not consistent” with that country’s claim of having conducted a successful hydrogen bomb test.
South Dakota leaders respond to President Obama's address
Pennington County ranks 16th and Minnehaha County ranks 26th in the nation with the highest percent of residence who keep firearms in their homes.
Gov. Mark Dayton and House Republicans are clashing over how quickly to handle a dispute with the federal government over driver’s licenses that could spell trouble for air travelers.
South Dakota regulators are set to decide whether to again approve construction of the embattled Keystone XL oil pipeline through South Dakota.
Two of Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson’s top paid advisers are leaving the campaign with only a month to go before Iowa’s leadoff caucuses.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that he will appoint Russell Olson of Madison to the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission.
Minnesota is expected to get more refugees in 2016 than it has in any year in the past decade.
Street department taps into reserve funds to treat roads
Already 30 inches of snow has fallen across Sioux Falls, and we’re still months away from spring.
Thursday, Secretary of State Shantel Krebs announced that an Initiated Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution to Provide for State Legislative Redistricting by a Commission was validated and certified to be on the November 2016 general election ballot as a ballot measure that the citizens will vote on.
Special staff members are stationed at every Mall of America entrance ahead of a protest expected to draw hundreds of people to the massive mall in suburban Minneapolis.
Federal regulators remove lifetime blood donation ban
And now, to top off the year, Monday, the FDA lifted a decades-old, lifetime ban that now gives gay and bi-sexual men the right to help others.
The National Association of Attorneys General has formed a committee that will look into charities in an effort to keep consumers and businesses from becoming victims of a scam or theft.
South Dakota Democrats’ lone candidate for federal office says her campaign has taken a backseat as her daughter has dealt with a health scare.
A constitutional amendment that would expand the rights of crime victims during court proceedings and criminal trials is on the way to voters.
Area refugees sought peace and solace, not condemnation
“No one wakes up in the morning and says, ‘I want to be a refugee,’ that’s not it,” said Hart, a refugee herself.
South Dakota’s agricultural industry is cheering an overhaul of the federal agency that serves as economic watchdog of the country’s freight rail network.
Julie Briggs Brings Experience as Advocate
The City of Sioux Falls has a new Human Rights Community Coordinator. Julie Briggs was chosen from 79 candidates. Her job will be to establish relationships with members of various groups, oversee outreach programs and investigate claims of discrimination for the city. The Human Rights Coordinator is part of the City Attorney’s Office. Mayor Mike Huether says this is a crucial position for a growing Sioux Falls.”I wanted someone who had the guts, the spit, the vigor who would go out and touch everybody that is of diversity,” said Huether. Briggs passion for helping comes from personal experience. Her 21 year old son Scotty was born with Down Syndrome.
Gov. Mark Dayton is aiming to set up a program with the federal government to fund water quality improvement efforts in Minnesota.